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The essential reference for content creators, journalists, technical writers, editors, and everyone else who writes about computer technology—direct from the Editorial Style Board at Microsoft.


On Aug 25 Thomas Kuenneth wrote: Rezension: Microsoft® Manual of Style
Technical writers, bloggers and podcasters want to share information. To reach their audience, they need to express their thoughts in a way that is both consistent and a pleasure to read or to listen to. Of course, the information being presented must be valid, correct and true. Beyond that, the message must be presented well: authors have to choose the right tone and use the right vocabulary. At a more advanced level, certain sentence structures, words and phrases should be avoided. Full Review  >

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On Mar 5 Dallas Marks wrote: Makes my writing more professional
As an IT consultant, conference speaker, and blogger, I have found the recently updated Microsoft Manual of Style to be indispensable. Full Review  >

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On Feb 15 Diego Gonzalez wrote: Una obra necesaria
Aquellos de nosotros que hemos tenido que explicarle como usar la computadora a gente mayor es la falta de un lenguaje común. Internet está llena de chistes sobre equívocos del lenguaje. Este libro, salido directamente del comité editorial de Microsoft, es una herramienta imprescindible para blogueros, periodístas especializados en tecnología y sobre todo para redactores de manuales. El volúmen no solo trata de temas técnicos sino también del uso del lenguaje, la accesibilidad (tecnologías que permiten la utilización del ordenador por parte de personas con discapacidad) y las tipografías. Full Review  >

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On Feb 5 Will Kelly wrote: Great update to a Technical Writing Standard
As a technical writer, the Microsoft Manual of Style is the first style guide I reach for when I am a working on documentation project when the organization doesnt have a corporate style guide. Full Review  >

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